We have examined economic, political, and sociological variables that have influenced the development of worker rights and labor standards in four East Asian countries. Nine propositions were posited to structure our analysis of this topic. Sufficient evidence has been compiled so that we have arrived at the following findings relating to each premise, which will be examined in turn at this point. Each nation has serious problems.
KeywordsMinimum Wage World Trade Organization Migrant Worker Collective Bargaining Child Labor
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